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at the hollywood walk of fame. he died yesterday in dallas, again working as the character that maids him famous the world over, best known for his role as is the scheming oil tie can, jr ewing on "dallas" and he was the loveable astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie." we have more on his life and career and the sidewalk out there has been a flurry of activity as people come by to witness his star. >> reporter: and, already, we are having a legenus, harris. larry hagman dying of complications from cancer at the age of 81. he played the villain, people the world over loved to hate. >> and, in return... >> i get 25% of your earnings from all sources. >> reporter: remembered as j. r. ewing with the swagger and grit, he was one of the world's most famous actors, during the height of dallas's popularity. >> who shot jr? how many parodies were that of that. >> the evil side, machiavellian plotting... >> reporter: fellow cast members released statements. linda gray, who was his on screen wife was with him in his final moments, he was creative, generous, funny and loving and talented and there cou
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a
. ♪ >> heather: that is larry hagmarn in his best known role on dallas. tributes are pouring in after word of his death. at the age of 81, familiar face, he just recently returned to prime time. dominic is live in los angeles with more. >> reporter: yes, he died due to complications with battle against cancer. he played the meanest man on television. take a listen. >> he was charismatic. he was charming. that evil side, that side that constantly went on. >> he became the character he portrayed on his show and he was definitely the mass the terrify. >> he was on it again when they redid it. he was 81. he worked for most of it. pretty amazing. >> reporter: they shared a deep sadness including lynde dra gray. she said he brought joy to everyone he knew and he was creative and talented. off screen there were true friends for life and she was with him the last moments of his life. patrick duffy said, he was fighter in the gentlest way for his friends. he was campaigning against smoking. he first reached stardom on nbc comedy, i dream of jeanie. barbara eden said she was too grief comment to make a com
career in hoyle. he started in "i dream of jea e jeanie" and then "dallas." the show ran from 1978 to 1991. the "who shot j.r. episode" was the best show watched of all time. hagman was actually filming episode for the second season short by-his death. the second season is set to air in january and while there are reports that he shot at least six episodes, no word on how writers plan to address the sad news of hi passing. and his dallas co-stars have been reacting to twitter and facebook with linda grey writing earlier, he was a wonderful, dear, bigger than life friend and barbara eden remembering his big laughs, big smiles, and unrestrained personality. the cast and crew of "dallas" releasing this statement, larry hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personalities who iconic performance as j.r. ewing will endure as one of the most indelible in entertainment history. he truly loved portraying this globally recognized character and he leaves a legacy of entertainment, generosity, and grace. fans remember his legacy. >> everything seemed to be going so well and he had an opportuni
, please, ma'am. >> i'll go quickly. my name is anna, i'm from the dallas/fort worth world affairs council, and as i told everyone yesterday, i teach seniors. i've been facebooking with them, and can they ask me questions, and the point is they want to know for this right now -- because they're online with me -- should they be optimistic? they're very scared, the class of 2013, and what can you say to them that i can pass on to them about economic competitiveness and if they should be optimistic or worried? >> great question from the seniors. okay, steve. >> notwithstanding everything i said before -- [laughter] i'm actually optimistic. i think, i'm optimistic because heidi ticked off a number of these before in a slightly different context, but they're just as applicable in this context. we have the most flexible economy in the world. we have this incredibly diverse labor force, diverse group of people in this country who come here because of the opportunity. there are not that many people who leave america to go live in all these other places that we worry about being more competitive th
. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at them. a 47-year-old scott ward died on the scene. the suspect was also shot and killed. >> one of the fbi's ten most wanted fugitives is now in custody. he was arrested in mexico on thursday and faces charges of murder, kidnapping and rape. he is a accused of killing two rival gang members back in 1998, police say that he thought his girlfriend was going to tell police so he kidnapped, raped and killed her. >>> police are looking for a man who stabbed at least one person in a bar night. it happened 2:00 a.m. thursday morning outside the green lantern bar. thea attacker stabbed a 31-year- old man in the shoulder. o
. tel-aviv is located 37 miles from the gaza strip. its population is about the size of dallas, texas with around 1.2 million people. the surrounding area, though, if you look at the suburbs, we are talking about 3.3 million people and that is nearly half the size of the entire israeli population. so far the rockets have only reached the outskirts of this area, but a direct strike on tel-aviv would mark the first time gaza rockets have reached the city and that would mark a significant escalation. more on that as we get it. in the meantime we have more breaking news for you now out of the gulf here stateside. the coast guard has said that it is now investigating a fire at an oil-drilling platform off the coast of louisiana. an owe a parish official says the rig is not drilling at a deepwater site like we saw, for example with the bp incidents. obviously the coast guard is giving this plenty of attention. we are reaching out to the coast guard, where is this. what is the extent of this fire if there is one that they are investigating, so we'll have more breaking news out of louisiana i
in the hollywood walk of fame. fans toured the south fork  ranch which features memorabilia from the show "dallas." >> he was j.r. ewing and he was a texas native. he died on friday surrounded by his family. >>> crime is up in neighborhoods hit hardest by superstorm sandy. burglaries have spiked and rockaways in long island averaged two burblies a -- burglaries a day. there was one reported in a week's time last year. >>> they became instant santas this weekend. they recovered $2 million in toys and other goods stolen from a canadian salvation army. they found the items in a commercial warehouse in northwest toronto. there was so much stuff, they needed three big rigs to haul away the merchandise. in toronto, they have been fired over the incident and no criminal charges have been fired. >> they are asking drivers to fill the boot. > >> thank you. >> happy holidays. >>> firefighters collected donations from drivers yesterday on the expressway. it is all part of the campaign for the san jose firefighter burn foundation. >> we do an annual kid's burn camp so kids with visible burn scars can be with
-out cowboys stadium in dallas in front of 90,000 diehard fans. each school took home a record $10 million from ticket sales and television rights, an athletic director's dream. >> brandon: this game will sell merchandise. it will create interest for tickets back home. it'll hopefully get other networks bidding for these opportunities for us. >> keteyian: for schools without the pedigree of michigan or alabama, football has become the fastest way to put their universities on the map. this was unheralded towson university, preparing in baton rouge, louisiana, to play powerhouse lsu in what is known as a "guarantee" game. towson was guaranteed a half million dollars to show up, and also guaranteed to lose, on national tv, no less. before the game, we spoke to towson athletic director mike waddell. why subject your team to this? >> mike waddell: there'll be more people watching this game tonight than perhaps have ever watched anything to do with towson university in our history, going back 146 years. >> keteyian: but then a funny thing happened on the way to the slaughter. the sacrificial lambs di
. the airports look great and driving conditions are ideal. 65 in dallas will be nice. in the 40s through the northern plains and much of florida looks good and even looking ahead to the weekend it's almost like one of the broken record forecasts, just day after day looks very much the same. i think you have a little more sunshine tomorrow in areas of the east and probably will make it feel nice. 60s dominate the map even into sunday. normally i don't give away the entire forecast but we have the thanksgiving travel forecast to come. >> bill, thanks. >>> coming up, the justice department brings down the hammer on b pchp over the oil s. >>> plus, 15 days after the storm, president obama returns to survey the damage and to lend some much needed emotional support. >>> plus, why vice president joe biden is moonlighting with amy poehler. you're watches "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorn
. the bucks then got a two point conversion and they headed to overtime. in ot freeman threw to dallas clark. they escape with the win at 6- 4. tampa right in the middle of the nfc play off picture. >>> fear among those who wondered if peyton manning had anything less in the tank after a year off. he's providing evidence. broncos 30-23 winners at 7-3. denver solidly in control of the afc west. the newly acquired talib made his start for new england. talib gave his teammates the time to make the pass. this right after the patriots had returned a punt for a touchdown. they go on to win in a rout 59- 24. >>> the injured ben roethlisberger spares the indignity of the second showing of the bumblebee jerseys. the would be tacklers go to the end zone. the ravens win 13-10 and approves 8-2. >>> gary kubiak in danger of winning for the second time this year. blackman bounces off and turns it on in the open field. that's an 81 kwrarld -- 81- yard play and the jags get the play. after both teams had kicked field goals in ot, houston punted away on this touchdown pass from schaub to johnson. houston wi
in raleigh and 80 currently looking for a daytime high in dallas and 70s on the gulf coast. >> brian: first story in sports is not the amazing newings. former world boxing champ hector camacho was shot in the face. he's in critical condition and shot in puerto rico. hit in the face and neck. another man in the car was killed. so far no motive was revealed. basketball now. lakers eeking out a win under the new coach mike d'antoni. they won over the nets. and we'll let you know how the new stadium s. unbelievable performance for the college hoopster last night. wake the kid and get them dress put them in the shower. jack taylor from division three granle college in iowa scored 138 points. that is a ncaa record. break them down. kilmeade, twen-27 three point and 52 of 108 shots from the field and 7-free throse and world's best basketball players took notice and listen what the pros say. charles jenkins. wouldn't be surprised if he transferred tomorrow with the points. kevin dur an. jack taylor you serve a shost jack daniels after that performance. i am not sure he was 25. i am not sure if that
evening in midland, some 300 miles west of dallas-ft. worth. investigators say a freight train slammed into this flatbed carrying the vets and their families to a banquet. four servicemen died and more than a dozen other people got hurt. one of victims, army sergeant michael, his mother-in-law says the purple heart winner pushed his wife out of the way possibly saving her life. other witnesses say they saw folks panic and jump from the parade float. casey is live with more at the scene in midland, texas. this was one of two floats in the parade, right? >>casey: i will explain that in a second. but, first, right back there behind me the train in the last minute or so just started moving, the first time we have seen that since this accident. obviously they have to clear the railway at some point but investigators point out they are in the infancy of the investigation. there were two floats totaled. one has successfully made it across the intersection and cleared it. as the second was going through that is when the accident happened. this was part of the 9th annual parade, "show of suppor
now a chemical plant on fire in garland, texas. this is just a few miles northeast of dallas. new pictures coming into fox news. firefighters trying to and thosg some 50 feet into the air. it's the nexeo solutions plant. it's related to the production of valvoline oil and other products. a spokesperson says all 41 workers at the plant are safe, but officials are evacuated people who live within a quarter mile of this plant. a temporary flight restriction is now in place. so our news choppers had to leave the area and prevent us from bringing you live pictures. but these are fresh ones coming in to fox news. the fire captain says he's not sure what started this fire which began about three hours ago. he says it took firefighters some time to even get close to it because of how close those chemical storage tanks are to one another and the intense heat. more details on this as we get them. >>> we are now hearing from witnesses who were describing what happened when a train slamd into a parade float that was filled with u.s. military veterans. plus how some of those veterans raced to
news in "the skinny." >> speaking of skinny. >> really, truly. >> he is doing a new movie, "the dallas buyers club." he plays man who contracts hiv. for the role he had to lose a lot of weight. there on the left, the regular heartthrob the ladies love. then you see him on the right, having lost the weight. apparently he has lost 38 pounds. yeah, he has lost a ton of weight getting ready for this role. and he talked a little bit about it. take a listen. >> i lost 38 pounds. i feel good now. overall probably got 35% less energy. but there's been -- the tough part, there's been plateaus. once you get past the plateau, your body seems to understand okay this is where we are living now. >> a drastic, you know, change in appearance from his magic mike, you know, film appearance. but, you know, its is amazing what the actors do to get in shape for the role. he's the latest one. >> just to try to gear up his body to eat again, that will be a chore as well. >> matthew, put it back on, dude. get that burger. [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn h
, tennessee, if you're in dallas, texas or pittsburgh, pa, life may be feeling less desperate. there's evidence of job growth and expansion there. but i should point out the survey that looked for any signs of recovery has just identified those three cities as the only ones in the entire country which are experiencing a measurable comeback from the so-called great depression. so knoxville, dallas and pittsburgh are in a very small club. looking deeply at the numbers, we see knoxville informed in infrastructure -- invested in infrastructure, often spending money from the government through its federal stimulus program. and dallas was not hit as hard as many cities in the housing industry plunge. and then there's this coming to light today, the mayor of detroit now admitting his city has reached a breaking point, bankruptcy on a the table, we're told, but the mayor hoping to avoid that by furloughing some of the 11,000 city workers, and that will begin in january. quickly, though, back to the good news. three of our 76 recognized major metro areas are feeling some relief. doesn't sound
of eyebrows in mexico where police are battling drug traffickers or as one vendor told the dallas morning news, we've lost too many people, and americans want to legalize pot? what are we dying for? that's a fair question, isn't it, professor dyson? >> it is a fair question. but the reality is the war on drugs as prosecuted in america has been a war on black and brown people. the war on drugs has not been to eradicate the basis of the war on drugs -- the basis of drug addiction which is the infusion in america, the infill ration tration of our borders with illicit drugs. it's been to crack down on those people who use a bit of marijuana and the like in order to relieve the misery of the public policies that, you know, conservatives and right wingers have put into play. that's a cheap shot but i thought i'd take it. the reality -- >> you certainly took it, sir. >> yes, sir. donald trump is too rich for me to give him any credit. he's got all the credit he needs. but the reality is this. the war on drugs has been deal tierous and destructive for african-american and latino people in this country
and their recovery. let's go to james in dallas, texas. caller: good morning. the answer to your question. it is very difficult to have a lot of confidence in the security team regardless of what happened in benghazi. the president could have come out and given the public the truth. a lot of callers will call in and say people do not like barack obama because of his skin color. i voted for barack obama in 2000 because of his skin color. i wanted this country to get passed a landmark issue of electing a african-american for president. one of your earlier callers mentioned the daywear the target. i see no reason why this administration did not take action. if they did not take action because they did not know what was happening, i think there is evidence they did know what was happening, it is unforgivable. if they did not know what was going on, that is even more inexcusable. host: manhattan, kansas. dave is an independent caller. caller: i just wanted to say the foreign policy of obama is a spitting image of bush. we have droned more pakistan as than bush under obama. it is only creating more terrori
in dallas? the assassination of john f. kennedy, sunday. >> "washington journal" continues. host: and as law makers return to the lame discussion legislative session, congress and the white house are beginning negotiations today on how to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff to discuss this issue. we're joined by wisconsin republican senator ron johnson. senator johnson, we've now heard president obama repeatedly insist that any deal that's reached has to include higher taxes on the wealthiest americans. is that something you see republicans being able to agree to? guest: i think republicans are all about increasing revenue of the federal combovement. but our concept is let's increase revenue the old fashioned way by growing our economy because it's far more effective. if we increase marginal tax rates on higher income individuals, you really are beginning to tax smaller, medium sized businesses. i had one of those businesses for 31 years. i understand how it is. if you your marginal tack rates are 40%, which is kind of where it is today. you've got 60 cents of every dollar available to reinvest
. the large dallas in the system caused the problem. if they stated that they built this system that will funnel the water. officials are stated that up to a richer rain will fall and they do not believe that it will be a problem. >>we when i get this kind of water with this rain storm. >>the city crews put out straw to well-deserved water and to keep the city dry. they stated that the city crews and police officers will be in the area all we can. >>which is one major that the design that we have is working and that it will help predict that any other new cents from happening. >> and east oakland gang member that jumped bail has been caught. he was spotted by off-duty police officer who was having dinner with his wife. officer called for assistance and he was wanted for several gang related shootings and robberies. they're hoping that this will end most of the retaliation with the shootings. >>he was enjoying a romantic dinner with his wife and he was spotted by officer. i would definitely categorize him as one of oakland's most one and violent individuals. >>he was arrested and
into the convention, and, you know, the front page of the dallas morning nudes, gop shifts on immigration. i mean, it was amazing to see that, wow, you know, we're going to come in here and label them this anti-hispanic, you know, anti-anything and it was a totally different route. then some people came to me, and some friends of mine said we've got to take this to the national level. and we went to the national platform in tampa and started talking about it, and we got a national guest worker endorsement on the republican national platform which was great. thought my work was over, and then election day hits, and wednesday my phone starts getting blown up again. you know, it's time to get back in the debate again. we need to start doing more, we immediate to start talking about this. i believe free market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong border security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business, wants cheap labor. i can tell you if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq -- and i'm not saying we use blackwater -- but some type of secu
of walmart for three years. where are you joining us from? >> i'm joining you from dallas, texas. >> are you working today? >> i was actually scheduled to work today, but i called off the job today. i'm officially on strike. >> why are you on strike? >> well, i'm on strike because of walmart's continuous retaliation against those of house choose to speak out against all of the injustices we have inside of our job and me and quite a few other associates have been taking actions last month building up to black friday. >> and why the move now? what is happening internalaly a far as you are concerned? >> we've done everything within our power to sit down and talk with corporate executives of walmart. we tried to talk to our managers and address these issues as far as treatment of associates who choose to speak out, the retaliation and they seem like they just don't want to listen to us and address these issues so we just feel like now is a time for all of us to stand up and to speak out and let everyone know that the things that go on inside of walmart are sometimes treacherous and we're struggl
running into the convention. the front page of the "dallas morning news," or the "fort worth star-telegram," "g.o.p. shifts on immigration." the dallas morning news -- it was amaze together see, that, wow, we're going to come in here and label them as antianything, and it was a total different route. then some people came to me and some friends of mine said we've got to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform in tampa and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement on the national republican platform, which was great. thought my work was over. election day hits and wednesday my phone starts getting blown up again. it's time to get back in the debate again. we need to start doing more, we need to start talking about this. you know, i believe free-market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong border security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business wants cheap labor. i can tell you, if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq or some type of security force that is licensed and
states, atlanta, dallas, los angeles -- who is doing that reporting here? so much attention is focused on what is happening in mexico, we are lamenting the strengths or weaknesses of reporting in mexico. the mexican reporters, especially the regional ones, were hardest hit. it is the once in these regional outlets like tijuana. they want to know who was telling the other side of the story and who is doing the money reporting, all these narco dollars. who is doing the story about money laundering? i do not know if i answered your question, but that is certainly a kind of push back there. who is telling the good story and -- big story and the small story? >> let me bring in carrie lozano to the conversation. she is a documentary filmmaker and journalist who has done a lot of work. her from "underground" appeared at sundance. also, she is an emerging expert on the question of collaborative reporting, journalists, between news organizations, citizens, she works in the investigative reporting for uc berkley and has co-founded the collaboration central. very basic question -- who is doing th
: it sounds like it. congressman i that very much for joining us today from dallas. >> always good to be with you guys. thank you. >> steve: straight ahead, ten minutes before the top of the hour on this friday, did the white house try to cover up an attack on a u.s. drone after the election? it happened before the election, but we didn't hear until afterwards. colonel ralph peters weighs in on that. but first let's check in with bill hemmer to see what he has scraped together for two hours start not guilty ten minutes. >> you do have power? >> steve: we do. >> martha does not. >> steve: oh, man. that means she's going to come over again [ laughter ] it's friday and the stakes are huge on everything. mike huckabee takes on those issues today. also, what do republicans do? the president speaks on the economy and the election. we'll and his tone today. new questions on libya that steve hayes is here to analyze. martha and i will see you on a friday edition of "america's newsroom," top of the hour >> brian: yesterday the pentagon confirming just days before the election, iranian jets
, the military australia complex? what happened in dallas. the assassination of john f kennedy. sunday at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. >>> c-span incites middle and high school send a video to the president. what is the most important issue he should consider to win the grand prize of $5,000. it is open to students grade sixth through twelve. and the deadline january 18, 2013. for complete details and rules go online to >>> you are watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the latest non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past rams and get our schedule at the website. you can join on the conversation on social media sites. >>> now attorney general eric holder announces a settlement in the bp. bp will pay a $4.5 fine and two men had been charge wpped manslaughter. this is a half hour. has the latest -- task forces members announcing the latest -- and ongoing efforts to achieve justice and that -- ability for this tragedy. today the united states district court here in the eastern describing dis
' american history tv, 30 years later the questions remain. what happened in dallas? the assassination of john f. kennedy today at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> truman had two big puzzles in his life. the first was, this was a man who got into politics having failed at many businesses as a young man. the only way to get into politics in missouri was to be part of a machine. there were two machines. he hooked up with the pendergast machine, which was the most corrupt and often vicious machine. i said to myself, how did this happen? how could he possibly work in this machine in local politics? that was the first thing i had to work out. the second is what we all know about. how does he come to use the atomic bomb? what was behind the decision? what is the story about the atomic bomb before he became president and then when the decision was on his desk? it is still a controversial story. i wanted to know more about it. >> from his early life through his presidency, a look at the early life of president truman tonight at 8 p.m. on c-span's "q & a." host: joining us from new york is jus
of there, the media comes running into the convention. the front page of the "dallas morning news," or "fort worth star-telegram," "gop shifts on immigration." it was amazing to see that we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti- anything, and it was a total different route. some friends of mine said that we need to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform in camp and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement of the national convention platform, which was great. election day hits, and on wednesday by phone starts getting blown up again, that it is time to, that we need to start talking more about this. i believe that free-market solutions are part of this spirit i believe in strong border security. anti-immigration groups try to label us open borders, big business, wants cheap labor. if we could find black border security forces and iraq -- fund blacwater security forces in iraq, we need to do that. in texas, i have been down firsthand to see the devastating effect it has on property owners, on everything.
plates when i lived in dallas, people would follow me thinking that i knew what the heck i was doing. >> brian: and? >> gretchen: driving down the road. i'd feel like, hey, i haven't lived there full time since i was 17. don't follow me. i'm not necessarily good in the snow anymore. >> brian: they probably thought they were talking to fran tarkenton. >> gretchen: let's do headlines. the country's largist organic peanut processor shut down. this comes after a salmonella outbreak that made 41 people sick. for the first time, the f.d.a. used new power grants bid the 011 food safety law and closed the plant in new mexico. it planned to reopen today until the f.d.a. suspended its license. now the company will have a hearing to prove the plant is clean enough. it's actually reopened. >> steve: a mexican beauty queen gunned down in a shootout between drug traffickers and soldiers. police say maria gamez was riding with suspected members of the sinola cartel when they opened fire on soldiers. when the gun battle was over, five people were dead. police say gamez's body was found lying next to
house, he jumps out of airplanes, he goes back and forth to dallas every weekend. and the question, ralph, that all of us want to know is what kind of vitamins are you taking? because we all want to be on whatever diet that you're on. but what i wanted to say about ralph tonight is, you know, i don't -- ralph is a congressman to many people and the people in rockwall. but to all of us, ralph hall is our friend. and we're very proud of our friend and we're very proud to have the opportunity to serve with a great man like ralph hall. my ralph hall story is we were celebrating one of his birthdays on a thursday, the texas republican delegation has lunch every thursday and somebody brought a birthday cake in, they brought the cake in and i think we had a candle there and we just had one to kind of commemorate all of the years, the fire marshall wouldn't let us bring all the rest of them, sorry, ralph. but he was making light of his birthday and he looked at us and said, you know what the worst thing that somebody can say to you on your birthday? is don't you look natural? but what we k
at the dallas fed saying we ought to put a clear cap on it. it might be a little more interesting reading than we normally have the beige book. that got comments this morning. a lot of talk about costco and now joining the special dividend club. there are lists of cash rich stable companies that may be able to join this special dividend club. here's a couple i've seen bandied about this morning. william sonoma for one. home depot another one i heard bandied around. office max another one and even p petsmart i heard bandied around as special dividend candidate. about the knight capital deal and getco offer of 3.50. they asked if knight could survive as stand alone company at this point. it's not clear. the board as changed. there are new people on the board that represent various interests. there are people on the board that are maybe likely motivated to sell. who knows. former managing director of general atlantic is on the board. it's complicated. i've asked if other bidders might emerge out there. think about this. only two bidders mentioned are not publicly traded. i don't think that's an a
. you just ad-lib. >> steve: lay over at dallas at this time and maybe meet for a drink. >> gretchen: everybody is on the laptops and all of the sites are set up. and maybe they are e-mailing information. hey, i am over here to the right of you four seats down having a glass of chardonnay. i worry about this site. >> brian: why. i can't see how it is a problem. >> gretchen: really. >> steve: i have no idea how it could get out of control>> gretchen: there is a lot of married men and women who travel a lot. >> steve: you can't trust them in the airport you can't trust them in the grocery store either. >> gretchen: i am not sure you are drinking wine at the grocery store >> chris: you haven't come to my store it is a social safeway. >> gretchen: really meet up in the section. >> brian: this is what i like about american and we like peope . people who meet people are the luckiest people in the world. and you take the entrepreneurship. >> gretchen: is that the a barbara stride land. >> brian: i wouldn't be surprise federal she sang a song like that. it takes the entrepreneur spirit. how
tab. on october 7, sergeant first class riley g. steaches was laid to rest at the dallas-forth worth national cemetery, not far from his hometown. while earlier that day his life was celebrated and his service to our country was celebrated in a church full of friends and family and fellow patriots. our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of mr. stevens. he will forever be remembered as an outstanding soldier, husband, father and friend. we thank them for his service to our country. john 15-13 which says greater love hath no man than this than the man who laid down his life for his friends. as i close, mr. speaker, i'd like to ask all americans to continue praying for our country during these difficult times, for our military men and women and for our first responders who keep us safe by their sacrifice each day. god bless our military, -- military men and women and god bless america. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from hawaii, ms. hirono, for five minutes. ms. hirono: mr. speaker, i rise today to introduce a resolution com
spending cuts and revenue increases. in the meantime, dallas fed president richard fisher tells cnbc that the central bank can't do much more to shelter the economy. >> we need to completely reboot tax policy and spending policy. if we have temporary fixes to the fiscal cliff, just push out the envelope of indecision until we have a sense of true direction, and it's time for our politicians to get their act together. >> fisher says he does not view the fed as a safety net. that is certainly a change of perception, one that congress is going to have to figure out pretty quickly along with the rest of washington. >> that it is. there's been a number of interviews this morning that would lead you to the same place. cisco reporting better than expected first quarter earnings in revenues, but the tech giant expects flat earnings and slower revenue growth for the current quarter. john chambers sees europe getting worse before it gets better, but he says there are signs of improvement in the u.s. economy. >> we want to be the one company that both exceeds expectations and doesn't bring down
on "american history tv close-" questions remain. lone gunman, the mob, the military -- what happened in dallas? the assassination of john kennedy at 730 p.m. president obama traveled to the new york city area to assess damage from hurricane sandy. on staten island, he visited a recovery center. he was joined by new york city mayor michael bloomberg, homeland security secretary janet napolitano, and others. >> good afternoon, on behalf of all new yorkers, mr. president, it is an honor to welcome you here to our city. we are here with our two great senators, and the governor and i wanted to particularly thank you and particularly thank all the volunteers who have worked so hard for the last two weeks. 24/7 a lot of them, they have made all the difference. we are getting out of this. we are getting ahead. we did lose 23 staten islanders here, one was police officer artur, whose funeral i went to. someone unfortunately this city will miss. we are making our ways back. mr. president, thank you particularly for all the help we have gotten from fema, from homeland secretary napolitano who is with us,
the convention and, you know, the front page of the dallas morning news, or fort worth star-telegram, gop shifts on immigration. it was amazing to see that wow, we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti-anything. it was a total different route. vincent cable came to me, some friends of mine said we've got to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement on the republican national convention platform which was great. thoughts my work was over, then election day hit. wednesday my phone starts getting blown up again. it's time to quÉbec in the debate again. we need to start talking about this. i believe the free market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business wants cheap labor. i can tell you if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq, and announcing -- some type of security force that its license in doing a good job, we need to do that. we need to secure our borders. i can tell y
that lee harvey oswald was going to shoot at kennedy that morning in dallas. >> brian latell, the book "castro's secrets mpt the cia and cuban's intelligence machine." we ran out of time, and he can't tell you the poisen pen story. pick it up and read it yourself. it's unfortunate because it's a good story so, brian, thank you for joining us on booktv here in miami. >> thank you so much. >> well, the next panel is starting here. we'll take you to the room now. this is some war memoirs and books. jake tapper of abc news wrote a book called "the outpost: untold story of americanñ va" beeping min bush" dust to dust accounts, and also "the story of war" and the life that follows, setting up the room now. you can see, and they are just getting ready to introduce the three speakers. i want to remind you that the previous panel, one of the speakers there was david, "barack obama: the story," go to, and david will be answering and commenting on your questions and comments. go ahead, you can post those now, and he will be responding, oh, in about 15-20 minutes or
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